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[opensuse-buildservice] Beta One of Open Build Service 2.8 Released
We are happy to announce the first preview release of the upcoming Open
Build Service (OBS) version 2.8. One highlight that you should check
out is the multibuild feature, which makes it possible to build multiple
jobs from one source package without the need of creating local links

http://openbuildservice.org/help/manuals/obs-reference-guide/cha.obs.multibuild.html


Webui features
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* Import of kiwi build descriptions is supported (obs-service-kiwi_import).
* Users can download the public key for a project via the project home
page.


API features
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* Allow admins to lock or delete users and their home projects via new
command
* Users can be declared as sub accounts of other users. Useful for
automated scripts.


Backend features
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* Worker capabilities can be requested. You can have a look at the
manual pages:

http://openbuildservice.org/help/manuals/obs-reference-guide/cha.obs.build_job_constraints.html#idm140309320476592

* Workers are now also tracked when they went away (new states "down",
"away" and "dead")


More information
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If you are longing for a deeper look into all the changes this update
brings check out the detailed 2.8 Release Notes

https://github.com/openSUSE/open-build-service/blob/2.8/ReleaseNotes-2.8

It is also recommended to read these before updating your OBS instance!


Try OBS 2.8 Beta One
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2.8 Beta One is deployed on our reference server you can try it there:

https://build.opensuse.org


Install 2.8 Beta One
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Please read our setup instructions

https://github.com/openSUSE/open-build-service/tree/2.8#setup

or better yet, use our appliance

http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/OBS:/Server:/2.8/images/


Update to 2.8 Beta One
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If you already have a running OBS installation and want to update it,
please read also the README.UPDATERS

https://github.com/openSUSE/open-build-service/blob/2.8/dist/README.UPDATERS

file about the necessary steps.

OBS Appliance users who have setup their LVM

http://openbuildservice.org/download/#appliance_config

can just replace their appliance image without data loss. The migration
will happen automatically.


About the Open Build Service
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The Open Build Service (OBS) is a generic system to build and distribute
binary packages from sources in an automatic, consistent and
reproducible way. You can release packages as well as updates, add-ons,
appliances and entire distributions for a wide range of operating
systems and hardware architectures.

It is developed by a talented team of developers as Free Software and is
used by many Free and Open Source software projects, companies and
researchers. Including but not limited to SUSE the original provider of
the enterprise Linux distribution, the Tizen standards-based software
platform supported by leading mobile operators and ownCloud your secure
enterprise file sync and share.

We hope you like this relase and are looking forward to your feedback

http://openbuildservice.org/support/

Your Open Build Service Team
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